Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Sep. 19, 2014 02:4920

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

Sep. 18, 2014 13:001

Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode TV CM Releases, Smartphone-Based Web Content “Monokuma Factory” Launches

*Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode* TV CM Releases, Smartphone-Based Web Content “Monokuma Factory” Launches

Today, Sept. 16, Spike Chunsoft released a TV commercial for its PlayStation Vita game Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode to release on Sept. 25.

Sep. 18, 2014 07:009

Miss Monochrome to Make Important Announcement on Niconico Live on Sept. 23 Following a Marathon of the Anime

Miss Monochrome to Make Important Announcement on Niconico Live on Sept. 23 Following a Marathon of the Anime

Miss Monochrome, a character created by voice actress Yui Horie, will release her second single, “Watashi Dake no Monogatari,” on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The day prior, she will make an important announcement on the Niconico Live program Washi-sta.

Sep. 17, 2014 21:000

Inazuma Rock Fes Ends as a Huge Success! Takanori Nishikawa Brings 6-Day Music Festival to His Hometown

Inazuma Rock Fes Ends as a Huge Success! Takanori Nishikawa Brings 6-Day Music Festival to His Hometown

For two days on Sept. 13 and 14, the large outdoor music festival Inazuma Rock Fes 2014 was held at the Karasumaru Peninsula Plaza in Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture.

Sep. 17, 2014 13:004

Largest in TenniMu History - Dream Live 2014 to Be Held, Sponsors Aim for Record High Number of Cast Members and Audience Members

Largest in TenniMu History - Dream Live 2014 to Be Held, Sponsors Aim for Record High Number of Cast Members and Audience Members

In recent years, the musical The Prince of Tennis has continued to capture the hearts of many fans. Now, a new endeavor is set to begin this November. Dream Live 2014, the concert for the musical The Prince of Tennis, has been announced.

Sep. 17, 2014 07:001

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, Gundam Build Fighters Try Stage Event Planned

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, *Gundam Build Fighters Try* Stage Event Planned

The Japan Plastic Model Manufacturers Association and the Japan Radio-Controlled Model Manufacturers Association will hold the 54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show for three days from Sept. 26-28 at Tokyo Big Sight.

Sep. 17, 2014 02:387

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sep. 17, 2014 01:000

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This The Eccentric Family Surprise Project?

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This *The Eccentric Family* Surprise Project?

Kyoto International Manga Anime Festival 2014 (Kyomaf) will be held at Miyako Messe in Kyoto for two days, Sept. 20 and 21. This fall event widely introduces the newest anime and manga.

Sep. 16, 2014 13:000

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - Samurai 7 Musical to Open in January 2015

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - *Samurai 7* Musical to Open in January 2015

It has been announced that the popular anime Samurai 7, the TV broadcast to which began in 2004, will be becoming a musical over 10 years after the announcement of the anime. Performances will begin in January 2015 at the Galaxy Theatre in Shinagawa, Tokyo.

Sep. 16, 2014 07:000

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show 2014 will be held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex for four days, from Sept. 18-21. It has been revealed that the first Vocaloid companion in TGS history will be at this world-famous, large-scale gaming event.

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